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Azizah al-Hibri
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Azizah al-Hibri is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Richmond.

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(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 2:35 PM

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Silence v. Justice: The Case of the Abused Muslim Women in Elgin

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 5:35 PM

Social media is abuzz with the story of the well-respected scholar at the Islamic institute in Elgin, Illinois, who is accused of abusing his female students. When I read the story, I got flashbacks to that painful moment in my childhood when one of my religious teachers tried to violate...

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Christian Minorities: Our Trust Betrayed

(14) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 3:02 PM

On Sunday, suicide bombers targeted worshippers leaving their church in Peshawar and killed at least 60, including women and children and two Muslim policemen guarding the church. A couple of weeks ago, the sleepy village of Ma'loulah in Syria was attacked by a gang of armed terrorists. Several of its...

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Anti-Blasphemy Laws in the Arab Spring

(83) Comments | Posted May 31, 2012 | 7:56 PM

The Emir of Kuwait is faced at this very moment with the decision of approving a law that would impose the death penalty against unrepentant Muslims (and varying prison sentences upon others) who exercise their religious freedom of speech in a way deemed blasphemous. So far, this is the most...

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